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District: MOUNTAINSIDE BORO (3470)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $15,516,466
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,022.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,177
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
2009-10 Total Spending: $15,577,740
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,055
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,766
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 16
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,766
Revenue Sources, State: 10.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 2.6%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12
  Student/Support Ratio: 82.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 171.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,277
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 62
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,945
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,450
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 20
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,551
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,778
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,321
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,554
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $137
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $32
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $50
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,983
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,916
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,693
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,458
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 73.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,478
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 77.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,358
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 80.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,357
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,326
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,355
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $75
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,036
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 76.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,060
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 79.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,076
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 79.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,234
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,241
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $630
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 51.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 52.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $613
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 49%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $141
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 21.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $15
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $4
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $56,768
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 44
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $56,503
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 82.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $61,753
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 22
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 91.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $54,636
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 4
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 171.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $122,031
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 62
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 183.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $122,031
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $3,285,120
2008-09 Actual: $-477,370
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,807,750
2009-10 Actual: $-972,392
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $564,176
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0